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Poll: “INEC needs 23,454 ad-hoc staff, 1, 125 vehicles in Benue”

The Resident Electoral Commissioner for INEC in Benue state, Dr. Nantewe Yilwatda, has said that the commission requires 23,454 ad-hoc staff and 1,125 vehicles to enable it conduct the 2019 elections very effectively.

The INEC REC stated this, last week, at a "High Level Dialogue Forum for [...]

Sat, 26 January 2019

Stop the name dropping, David Mark’s daughter tells Moro

Candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, for Otukpo/Ohimini House of Representatives in Benue State, Mrs. Blessing Onuh, has cautioned former Interior Minister and PDP senatorial candidate for Benue south, Mr Abba Moro to come up with issues based campaign rather than resort to cheap bl [...]

Sat, 26 January 2019

CAN holds memorial service in honour of Benue victims

The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Benue state chapter in conjunction with the state government has held a memorial service in honour of hundreds of Benue people massacred by suspected herdsmen in 2018.

Speaking after the memorial service which held at the Catholic Cathedral in Makurdi, [...]

Sun, 13 January 2019

Yobe govt trains information officers on communication strategy

As part of its effort to disseminate information by bringing the people closer to government, Yobe State Government has acquired 17 public address system for all the 17 local government councils and also trained information officers for effective utilisation of the facilities.

The commissioner [...]

Sat, 29 December 2018

NDI partners NGO on voter education for IDPs

The National Democratic Institute, NDI, in conjunction with a home based NGO, Community Links and Human Empowerment Initiative has held a capacity training on voter education for IDPs in Benue state.

The two-day capacity training had in attendance all camp officers in charge of the various camp [...]

Sat, 29 December 2018

2019: Sen. Mark harps on peaceful polls

As the campaigns activities ahead of 2019 general elections increases, former Senate President David Mark has urged politicians to imbibe the spirit of sportsmanship devoid of rancour, acrimony or bitterness.

He counseled, “Let the campaigns be issue based according to the rules. There is [...]

Fri, 28 December 2018

NUJ suspends journalists over boycott directive

The Correspondents’ Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, Nasarawa State Council, has sanctioned three of its members for violating its order to boycott the state government activities.

The Chairman of the chapel, Suleiman Abubakar, announced the suspension while addressing journali [...]

Tue, 25 December 2018

NAPTIP convicts 8, rescues 86 trafficked victims in 2018

The zonal commander, National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, NAPTIP, Makurdi Zonal Command, Aganran Ganiu Alao, says the agency has convicted eight persons so far in the year 2018 with 14 cases undergoing prosecution in court.

Alao disclosed this, last week while speaking [...]

Tue, 25 December 2018


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